You can now play ‘Doom’ on Twitter

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original first person shooter Apocalypse Can now be played on Twitter.

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id Software’s impressive games have gained a reputation among their community for being able to run on any type of hardware, from piano to printer.

as reported pc gamerhandjob Apocalypse Now playable on massive social media platforms through Tweet2Doom bot, which simulates keyboard input by sending valid tweets to the bot, which generates a “new game state”.

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To start a new game, users must reply-tweet “/play x,,e,,e,,e,,50-,50-u,15-f”.

Since the bot converts each tweet into a gameplay video that is sent back to the user, this is slower than playing games with real-time input, but each valid tweet can also be extended through further replies to improve gameplay. Threads can be extended to tweet the session.

While this one session sounds about as crazily as Twitch Play — where users attempt to play through the game by typing input commands into the chat — a Twitter user is able to navigate the first level carefully. Apocalypse Via Tweet2Doom.

When the community can’t find different ways to run Apocalypse, the modding scene remains highly active. Contains a first-person version of the Sega Mega Drive Classic Golden Axe, And Thatcher’s Techbase, The mode that lets players kill former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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Elsewhere, a YouTuber has created the first real-life rideable Minecraft The pig, called a “hamburgini”, can travel at up to 20mph and is controlled by a carrot on a stick.

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